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Chicks dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sammy56, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. sammy56

    sammy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive hatched 13 chicks this winter after 2 weeks they hatched one of my chicks got a crispy eye lid cant even open the eye I thought other chicks pecked at her so I left it the next day,another got that in the eye then got,a big thing in the lips then I researched and found out that ifs fowl pox and it says there is no treatment I thought it will cure by it self next day 7 chicks died and now I have six left please help me how to cure it I am feeling reallly sad please help
     
  2. ChickonInc

    ChickonInc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fowl pox is a viral disease spread by the bites of mosquitoes. Your chicks haven't been in the world yet. Mosquitoes aren't around in winter, that wouldn't make sense. Someone must have gotten diseased in the egg. Give them electrolytes in their water a vitamins. You said he eye was crusty? It could be conjunctivitis. You should get some drops for the chicks.
     
  3. sammy56

    sammy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in bangladesh in here mosquitoes r all year round
     

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